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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:55 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsSupply ChainLogisticsReverse LogisticsNovember 2010Permalink


Tech-savvy private fleet operators are able to justify the cost of their complex operations through high service levels, smart maintenance programs, and revenue generating backhaul opportunities that can make even the toughest CFO smile.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:53 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingLogisticsTransportationNovember 2010Private FleetsPermalink


Fifteen months ago USA Cycling decided to trade in its manual inventory management system and roll into an On-Demand Software-as-a-Service Warehouse Management System. Today, this fluid organization is now tracking the movement of all of its equipment, clothing, and nutritional goods around the world.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:17 AM
FeaturesWarehouseWMSWarehouse ManagementRedPrairieNovember 2010SaaS WMSPermalink


Monday, November 08, 2010

Wayne Johnson, the 2010 NITL Logistics Executive of the Year, remains on the cutting edge of legislative reform. As he enters the next stage of his distinguished career, Johnson chairs the NITL’s Highway Committee and continues to share his knowledge with a new generation of shippers.
Posted on 11/08 at 11:33 AM
FeaturesRailroadLogisticsTransportationShippingNITLNovember 2010Permalink


Friday, October 08, 2010

We asked a panel with more than 75 years combined experience in logistics and distribution to identify three warehouse/DC best practices that improve the distribution network, reduce the work, and leverage the most important asset in any organization—its people.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesWarehouseSupply ChainLogisticsDistributionPermalink


The nation’s railroads have pulled out of the downturn in solid fiscal shape, proving that they’ve mastered the art of cost management. To offer a comprehensive look at the new state of the rails, we’ve gathered four top analysts to share how volumes, rates, and game-changing regulation could alter how shippers manage the mode.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsFreightRailroadIntermodalShippingPermalink


Successful integration of technology into a supply chain security strategy will expedite border crossing wait times and reduce insurance costs. Fortunately, new technologies continue to be introduced that provide greater transparency at some of the critical junctures where security needs and vulnerability overlap.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesSupply ChainSecurityPermalink


New technologies and usage practices can help you maximize your fleet’s productivity and longevity while reducing your carbon footprint.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCWarehouseTechnologyLift TrucksPermalink


Now that pricing has been restored and capacity restrained, the leading vessel operators are staging a comeback. What lessons have they learned from the recent recession and dismal earning cycles? Here’s what the top analysts are saying.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesFreightTradeShippingOcean ShippingPermalink


After outsourcing its transportation functions to a 3PL in January 2007, the 150-year-old manufacturer brought it back under its own roof to tighten controls, establish carrier measurement, and rack up the savings. And that bold move earned Armstrong the 2010 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
Posted on 10/08 at 11:00 AM
Features3PLLogisticsTransportationPermalink



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